RIP Saroj Khan: Madhuri Dixit, Akshay Kumar & others pay last respects
Saroj Khan dead at 71: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit and others condole passing away of Bollywood's Masterji
National Award-winning choreographer Saroj Khan passed away in Mumbai today. She was 71 years old. Bollywood’s Masterji as she was lovingly addressed died in the early hours of Friday. She was admitted to a hospital earlier for breathing issues, but she recovered. The mother of dancing lost her fight due to a cardiac arrest. In her career spanning forty years, she choreographed nearly 2000 songs. Her most successful collaborations were with actors Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit.
Bollywood celebrities expressed their condolences:
Woke up to the sad news that legendary choreographer #SarojKhan ji is no more. She made dance look easy almost like anybody can dance, a huge loss for the industry. May her soul rest in peace 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 3, 2020
I’m devastated by the loss of my friend and guru, Saroj Khan. Will always be grateful for her work in helping me reach my full potential in dance. The world has lost an amazingly talented person. I will miss you💔 My sincere condolences to the family. #RIPSarojji
— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) July 3, 2020
Rest in peace Sarojji.. u were an inspiration to many, myself included. Thank you for the songs🙏🏻 #SarojKhan
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) July 3, 2020
Rest in Peace Saroj Khan ji. This loss is immeasurable for the industry & film lovers.Having choreographed more than 2000 songs she single handedly changed the landscape of how songs were shot. I had the pleasure of being Choerographed by her in Aladin. One tick off my bucketlist
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 3, 2020
Rest in peace Saroj ji 🙏🙏
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) July 3, 2020
My first choreographer in Bollywood our “Master Ji” 💗
I was lucky to begin with the best dance Guru!!
As petrified I was of Her strictness for perfection, Her golden compliments stay with me forever 🙏
May She find greater happiness in the Higher World #SarojKhan 🙏
— AMRITA RAO (@AmritaRao) July 3, 2020
— Kajal Aggarwal (@MsKajalAggarwal) July 3, 2020
RIP … #SarojKhan ma’am … you paved the way and we’re a force to reckon with … our industry lost another legend today… my condolences to the family 🙏
— Neha Dhupia (@NehaDhupia) July 3, 2020
The last rites of #SarojKhan will be performed at Malvani in Malad, Mumbai today.
Deepest condolences to Saroj Khan’s family.